Goa electronic music festival to have a ball

Last Updated: Fri, Feb 01, 2013 11:00 hrs

Panaji, Feb 1 (IANS) After Sunburn, the Nokia India festival and the Barefoot festival, Goa's music scene will have a ball this February with a blend of beach soccer and electronic music.

Spinning at the console with their latest hits will be DJ Ankytrixx, DJ Tuhin Mehta, DJ Marlo and DJ Simon Patterson and DJ Mon, DJ Arjun Vagale, DJ First State and DJ Sasha Feb 8 and 9. With the music will be mini soccer matches on the sidelines for those who can both shake a leg and kick a ball.

"Beach soccer topped with enchanting music in Goa is a big fat treat. I am looking forward to making many good memories and learning a lot from the folks in Goa," said British trance DJ from London, DJ Simon Patterson.

Indian electronica DJ and producer Ankytrixx said: "We all know Goa loves its music as much as it loves its sport."

"Beaches, soccer, music and the ethereal beauty of India - the combination of the four is an enthralling idea and I'm excited to be a part of this tournament," said Dutch DJ First State.

The Barefoot beach soccer tourney is expected to have around 50 teams from across Goa and will be played at Calangute beach.

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